Written Question on Firearms: Licensing

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Date Title Questioner
20 Feb 2018, 5:10 p.m. Firearms: Licensing Sir Edward Davey


To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to monitor the consistency of adherence to relevant medical guidelines on firearms licensing across the UK.

Answer (Mr Nick Hurd)

We know that there is significant variation in how GPs respond to this request. We have been in discussions with the police, the relevant medical bodies and representatives of shooting organisations about how greater consistency can be achieved across police force areas in England and Wales.

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